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Published by The University of Cincinnati press in Cincinnati, O .
Written in English


  • Ballads -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statement[By] George Morey Miller.
SeriesUniversity studies of the University of Cincinnati ... Ser. II,, v. 1, no. 1
LC ClassificationsAS36 .C46
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6963408M
LC Control Number05040071

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Ballad, short narrative folk song, whose distinctive style crystallized in Europe in the late Middle Ages and persists to the present day in communities where literacy, urban contacts, and mass media have little affected the habit of folk singing. The term ballad is also applied to any narrative composition suitable for singing.. France, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Greece, and Spain, as well as. Popular Drama Books Showing of , Romeo and Juliet (Paperback) by. William Shakespeare (shelved times as drama) Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Macbeth (Paperback) by. William Shakespeare (shelved times as drama). "Here is God's Plenty". The ballads in this book were not originally composed or transmitted in writing. The ballad of the type anthologized this book is a lively poem in short stanzas, in which a popular narrative is graphically told (originally sung)and developed as people who had heard the first presentation misremembered or improved it, perhaps enriching it with fragments from other 5/5(2).   In a lecture delivered to the National Book League in , Eliot identifies the dramatic element as the “third voice of poetry”: The first voice is the voice of the poet talking to himself—or to nobody. The second is the voice of the poet addressing an audience, whether large or small.

Dramatic irony, a literary device by which the audience’s or reader’s understanding of events or individuals in a work surpasses that of its ic irony is a form of irony that is expressed through a work’s structure: an audience’s awareness of the situation in which a work’s characters exist differs substantially from that of the characters’, and the words and.   Perhaps it was the dramatic element of the arrangement that made his unique vocal phrasing stand out so. This is definitely one of his most under-rated moments. 7. THE DRAMATIZATION OF THE ROBIN HOOD BALLADS The dramatic elements in the ballad have been pointed out so G. M. Miller, The Dramatic Element in the Popular Bal- lad, "University of Cincinnati Studies," January-February, 2 These and other references are cited by Child, op. cit.   Narrative poetry evolved from this oral tradition. In nearly every part of the world, narrative poetry established a foundation for other literary forms. For example, among the highest achievements of ancient Greece are " The Iliad " and " The Odyssey," which have inspired artists and writers for more than 2, years.